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LINKTV
Jan 9, 2013 8:00am PST
go to trial later this year. the obama administration has left open the possibility of removing all u.s. troops from afghanistan once combat operations in 2014. on tuesday, deputy national security adviser ben rhodes told reporters the white house has not ruled out a zero option policy, rather than other proposals to leave up to 20,000 troops behind. president obama is scheduled to discuss post-2014 troop levels with afghan president karzai later this week. the united nations' world food program continues to warn its been unable to meet the demands of the millions of syrians who require assistance. the u.n. is currently feeding some 1.5 million people in syria, but around 2.5 million are believed to be in need. on tuesday, a spokesperson for u.n. secretary-general ban ki- moon said aid workers have been unable to reach less than half of those requiring food aid. >> humanitarian partners continue to reach hundreds of thousands of people in syria. road closures, fuel shortages, and lack of access to conflict affected areas. since the beginning of january, the world food program has re
NBC
Jan 9, 2013 6:00pm EST
the first inaugural ball of president obama. this year, she will be front and center again, performing the national anthem at the president's swearing in. kelly clarkson singing "my country 'tis of thee," james taylor will perform "america the beautiful." >>> a security camera at a chevy chase home captured a suspected thief looking for valuables. the jeep was parked outside a house on village park place over the new year's holiday. montgomery county police say the dproors unlocked. investigators report that 90% of thefts from vehicles are because they were not locked. >>> the governor's big transportation plan was high on the agenda for the legislative session today. julie carey found out emotions are already running high on an issue. >> i have seen some screw ready up bill -- screwed up bills in life, this takes the cake. >> reporter: that was the very blunt answer about the major transportation plan from governor mcdonnell. the plan to raise $3.2 billion over the next five years relies on scrapping the 17.5-cent gas tax on vehicles and hiking the state sale's tax from 5%
CBS
Jan 8, 2013 5:30pm PST
, the administration says that there is a chance no n americans will remain after next year. president obama will talk it over with the afghan presidentiden hamid karzai friday at the white house. venezuela's government said today that president hugo chavez is too ill to attend his swearing-in for a new term on thursday. chavez, who is 58, is in cuba for cancer treatment. he hasn't spoken publicly in a month. his vice president is filling in. chavez has made a career out of bashing the united states and allied himself with iran and syria. a painting by the artist henri matisse has been recovered 25 years after it was stolen from a swedish museum. an art dealer in england was putting it up for sale when he discovered that it was listed on an international registry of stolen artwork. he says the current owner bought it in good faith 20 years ago.at the painting is valued at $1 million. it will be returned to the museum. some of the most powerful creatures in the sea may one day disappear. we'll tell you why next. hey america, even though she doesn't need them, lisa rinna is we
NBC
Jan 8, 2013 5:30pm PST
whether it has something to do with the obama care law, which will bring big changes next year. >> they know they're going to have a lot of changes and lose some business and get new business anyway. it may be that this is the best strategy for them to maximize profits for this year. >> reporter: the insurance companies insist they are not profiteering and say higher premiums are the result of simple math and a few early costs of obama care. >> premiums are going up because costs are going up. two, because of the population that's being served, is it older and sicker versus younger and healthy, and three, the new requirements with respect to regulatory issues as well as benefit, new benefits requirements. >> reporter: and they warn that with added requirements and taxes under the new health care law, some consumers can expect significant increases again next year. lisa myers, nbc news, washington. >>> still ahead, as we continue on a tuesday night, the news tonight about alcohol, women, and the increasing health risks they face. >>> and later, why some serious people are saying
ABC
Jan 9, 2013 6:00pm EST
secretary hilda solis announced that she will not be staying on for another four years. she announced her resignation to president obama just this afternoon. she said she made the decision after discussing it with her family and friends. the white house released a statement a short time ago calling her tireless champion. >> the trial of army private bradley manning is set to rebuild -- set to begin on june 3. the judge said more time was needed to deal with classified information. he is charged with leaking classified military documents to the website wikileaks. >> new charges tonight stemming from a domestic dispute that left two family dogs dead. aleta james has been charged with malicious wounding and neglect of a child. now she also faces two felony counts of animal cruelty in connection with the dogs' deaths. now to the latest on rgiii. he had major reconstructive surgery today, but exactly what did doctors do, and what lies ahead for the star player? if there is anyone in washington d.c. today knows what goes into it is this medstar dr.. he is the washington nationals
Comedy Central
Jan 8, 2013 7:30pm PST
for couples. >> jon: wow. republicans' crafty negotiating got obama to move from his $400,000 a year offer to the exact same thing. the important thing is we have a deal. taxes raised a bit but no sequester. we saved the lady. but we ourselves had tied to the track. >> the plan would also delay across-the-board spending cuts for defense and most federal agencies. but only for two months. kicking the can on tough decisions to reduce government spending >> jon: did i say save? i meant moved her a half mile further down the track. so these massive spending cuts will coincide with another debt ceiling battle. is there anything in this debacle that we can all agree on? >> house speaker john boehner had kind of a rough week here. the at a party folks not happy with the deal that he struck >> the president was able to get the speaker to undo everything he had promised he would do >> where are you? mr. speaker, we need leadership. >> tonight i am ashamed, shame on you, mr. speaker. >> jon: republican or democrat, senator or congressman, team edward or team jacob, everyone agrees john boehner
MSNBC
Jan 9, 2013 6:00am PST
in the first two years of the obama administration, i thought again we face a perilous moment. this time it's the debt crisis we face. when our incumbent congressman announced his retirement i thought i could perhaps provide some of that leadership here in washington. i wanted come to washington and fight for the same freedoms here that i did in iraq and afghanistan. >> some of your first votes. you are being called what's part of the hell no caucus. my apologies for the language there but it wasn't mine. it's a cover story. do you accept that idea that that's the -- that's what your role is going to be in the republican conference? >> i don't think that'll be my role in the republican conference. but i think that the congress as a whole may need to say hell no to barack obama a little bit more. frankly i wish we might have had people here in 2009 and 2010 who were saying that as obama care was passed, as the stimulus was passed, as a dodd/frank financial regulatory bill was passed. >> you won a district that was held by a democrat. for a long period of time. it was, you know, as ot
MSNBC
Jan 9, 2013 1:00am PST
and gays, except it really kind of does. the last two things that president obama signed into law at the new year were the fiscal cliff thing and the pentagon bill. and the pentagon funding bill includes a big new hard-fought provision over whether women who are in the military who are raped can have access to abortion. this is a live policy issue being debated and hanged as a matter of policy right now. in the defense bill that was just signed by president obama, female troops can now receive medical coverage for abortions that are the result of rape. that is a change in policy that is brand-new. previously, the only abortions that were covered for our military servicewomen were in cases where her life was in danger. not anymore. and this is a huge deal in the u.s. military, because it turns out this is a huge problem in the u.s. military. in 2011, a little more than 2,000 cases of sexual assault were reported by female service members. the actual number when you include cases that go unreported is estimated by the pentagon to be more like 19,000. 19,000 cases of rape and sexual ass
CSPAN
Jan 9, 2013 7:00am EST
u.s.'s warmus year by far. the obama administration plans to cut u.s. forces in afghanistan by more than half during the next 16 months. we will start this morning on the domestic front. you have seen the headlines about the heightened volume of flu this year and the decision of some health care workers not to get vaccinated, a choice that has cost some of them their jobs. what are your thoughts on mandated vaccinations for health care workers? all others can call in, 202-585- 3882. yuka post your thoughts on facebook, twitter, or e-mail us . dr. anthony fauci is the director of the national institutes of allergy and infectious diseases, joining us on the phone. the houston chronicle headline this morning -- what is going on? guest: you never know why, with influenza. it's unpredictable accept that we have a flu season every year. what we are seeing this year and what is spurring the headlines is the way this started off earlier than usual with a strain of flu that is a bad sprain in the sense that it's making people more ill than some other strains, we are on the way to what looks
NBC
Jan 9, 2013 4:00pm EST
. four years ago, president obama and the first lady had their first official dance by a live performance by beyons same the singer will perform again at the inauguration. this time, singing the national anthem. kelly clarkson singing "my country 'tis of thee," james taylor will perform "america the beautiful." >> we note men knew for the traditional lunch congress hosts inside the capitol after the president and vice president are sworn n the first course will be steamed lobster with new england clam chowder. the main course is hickory-grilled bison. the third course, apple pie with sour cream ice cream, aged cheese and honey. new york state wipes will be served with every course. the menu was created with the help of a catering company from arlington called design cuisine. >>> let's just stay calm. >> does the president know? >> the new nbc sitcom "1600 p n penn." in a matter of minutes, the president will host the cast and crew for a screening it follows the adventures of a fictional president and his wacky family. premiers at 9:30 on nbc four. >> pressure on the fake family, going int
FOX News
Jan 8, 2013 4:00pm PST
advisor to president obama over the last four years. john brennan has been, perhaps, the principle architect of a program that is lethal. highly effective in combating al qaeda's leadership. terribly controversial both here and around the world. these unmanned aerial vehicles or drones are preprogrammed for flight and often armed with weapons like hell fire and missiles. they first became a valued tool after the start of the afghan war in late 2001 and soon cia was able to deploy them without need for military backup. president obama inherited the program from his predecessor but greatly expanded it. today the white house addressed claims from countries like afghanistan and pakistan who say the strikes have killed several hundred innocent civilians. >> we endeavor to reduce civilian casualties as much as possible. and i think that the broader record here of success in taking the fight to al qaeda is one that has made the united states safer. >> there have been at least six u.s. drone strikes conducted already this year, shep. >> shepard: james, the president and john brennan say th
Comedy Central
Jan 9, 2013 1:30am PST
in reality. way back in 2009 president obama decided against an investigation. and a criminal investigation ended last year with no charges and no public report. and that's how it should be. because remember, nation, when it comes to actual torture, "what you don't know won't hurt you." [ laughter ] and if you do know, we will hurt you until you tell us what you know. [ laughter ] but this is more important than reality. this is the movies, where americans learn their history. [ laughter ] that's how i learned that slavery was bad, and lincoln was killed by a vampire. [ laughter ] again daniel day lewis is a genius. he will be missed. [ laughter ] the key question is not whether torture led to bin laden, but whether it will lead to oscarrrrrr! [ laughter ] because this movie is racking up the praise. last night it won the new york film critics most movie award. and my erstwhile guest bigelow somehow found time to attend that function, saying "depiction is not endorsement, and if it was, no artist could ever portray inhumane practices; no author could ever write about them; and
FOX News
Jan 9, 2013 3:00pm PST
end of the year. at issue will be central to talks between leader and president obama later this week. chief washington correspondent james rosen tonight with a story of a complex relationship. >> it's a classic alliance. messy, fraction. deeply unsatisfactory to washington and worlds better than the alternative. wracked by decades of war and foreign invasion, afghanistan was suffering under the barbaric rule of the taliban until the u.s. -led invasion of 2001. >> we are committed to doing everything we can to assist you in this time of transition to new afghanistan and afghanistan where people will be able to live in peace. >> it's now a democratic country with an elected government, with human rights for all. >> hamid karzai made his first visit to washington 11 years ago this month. >> how do you expect american forces to stay in afghanistan? >> as long as we are still have terrorist items. and as long as the bad guys are there. americans go out, unless we finish the job. >> how many american troops will remain after the u.s. combat mission ends next year is now being decided.
SFGTV2
Jan 8, 2013 9:00pm PST
name is me linda hague for those of you who don't know me. i was appointed by president obama a little more than two years ago to be united states attorney and it is my incredible honor to represent the president, the obama administration here in the northern district of california. welcome to the stop bullying summit. i'm a federal prosecutor so it may seem odd that here we are talking about bullying and we asked all of you to be here and i want to explain the origin of that and why this happened. you people, everybody in this room, has been involved in this issue and is doing incredible work on this issue and we were so honored to be a part of it and to meet with all of you and to speak with you about it. the origin is that as the united states attorney, the administration wants me, wants all the united states attorneys, to go out into the community. it's actually a very different role for the united states attorney is envisioned by this administration. this administration, the president, attorney general holder, they want the u.s. attorneys to go out into the attorney to talk
ABC
Jan 9, 2013 5:00am PST
would have us be." the 100-year-old cathedral is a spiritual sell for celebrations and funerals. >> latinos will showcase their talents in a salute to president obama prior to the inauguration. desperate housewives star will house the event as the kennedy center on sunday, january 20. comic george lopez and rita morena will appear. the musical guests at the inauguration january 21 including beyonce, and james taylor. >> a new poll could make you feel sorry for congress. might. might. only 9 percent of people surveyed held a favorable opinion of congress and 85 percent held unfavorable view, they are less popular than root canals however, they can be thankful they do rank above the ebola virus and gonorrhea. >> hi! >> who is more popular, news typeors weather types? >> lice came out ahead of congress as well. >> no breakfast. >> scratching your head over that? >> yes! >> moving on to weather, we will show you what is going on outside. 5:17. it is a quiet start. you can see it is hazy around san francisco but not foggy like it is in other areas as we look southbound at vallejo str
PBS
Jan 8, 2013 7:00pm PST
big step forward, under the clinton administration and then under the first year of the obama administration. and each time the senate killed it. >> yeah. but the key thing there is that each time both the clinton administration and the obama administration tried to do this it was essentially a top-down, inside the beltway strategy. we are going after and trying to cajole and convince and persuade the members of the senate and the house to pass this legislation without first engaging the broad public and building a citizens movement, a issue public as i talked about before that was actually demanding change. because in the end politicians care about their job. and if they don't feel like there's a political price to pay for opposing action on climate change or alternatively a political opportunity to be had by being a leader on this issue, it's very easy for them to say, "you know what? i've got a lot of other things here on my plate to deal with. i've got lots of lobbyists coming into my office as well as people back home saying, 'do this, do that, do this.' and it's not clim
CNN
Jan 8, 2013 10:00pm PST
of congress supported obama care. the administration spent years working to make it a reality. how is it possible that this was a surprise to the people who introduced the bill and the people who voted for it? >> well, anderson, i have to tell you, i talked to a number of congressional sources, sources over at the white house, advocacy groups. and i would have to say, some of them did know about this before it was passed but they say it came very late in the game. and here's the situation with the passage of the health care law. essentially, any part of this bill, had it been pulled out in the last stages of the legislative process, could have brought the whole thing down. so whether it was this gun control part, if that had been pulled out, i've been told by a couple of democratic sources, you know, some moderate democratic senators could have walked away from this bill at the last second. so they were just very, very afraid that any provision, had it been yanked out at the last second, could have brought the whole thing down. >> and sanjay, the provisions that were slipped in, what
PBS
Jan 9, 2013 2:30pm PST
the end of next year? judy woodruff gets two views of that option-- one the obama administration says it may consider. >> ifill: ray suarez has the story of playful robots given a very serious mission: helping people with special needs from elderly adults to autistic children. >> this kind of a tool might be an interesting way to bridge the gap, pull ch
CNN
Jan 8, 2013 8:00pm PST
has been sending for years on this. the obama administration has been pretty tough on iran behind the scenes. hagel has been consistent himself, saying look, we cannot allow a nuclear iran, war should not be our first choice, and that also is consistent with the president. the president began by thinking perhaps he could negotiate more with ahmadinejad than has proven to be the case. he's evolved on this issue. my guess is chuck hagel as secretary of defense will reflect that evolution. >> there's one other thing i want to ask you each about. this is relevant -- well, we'll ask you whether you think it's relevant in terms of timing. in terms of topic i think this is relevant. the number of sexual assaults in the military each year is about 19,000. it is a serious issue. there are women in the military now and in 1996, when running for senate, the literature from chuck hagel reportedly said quote, i am pro-life with one exception, the life of the mother. now, who knows, people agree and disagree with that. i'm simply curious about democrats are not noticing that, talking about that. >>
MSNBC
Jan 9, 2013 11:00am PST
reducing the deficit. meantime, new talk from the obama administration that the u.s. could decide to pull all remaining troops out of afghanistan by the end of next year. the deputy national adviser for strategic communication would not rule that out during a conference call with reporters. >> that would be an option we would consider because again the president does not view the negotiations as having a goal of keeping u.s. troops in afghanistan. >> the pentagon said thousands of troops may be needed beyond 2014 to contain al qaeda who currently has 66,000 troops there. all of this comes with president obama scheduled to meet with hamid karzai friday at the white house. karzai is in washington and will meet with a group of senators including mitch mcconnell. joining us is retired four-star ynl and vote vets.org who served twice in i wack. thank you very much for joining us. general, i will start off with you. many intricate or believe that the president's choice in john kerry and check hagel indicate withdrawing more troops and leaving far fewer in that country and as we move for
MSNBC
Jan 9, 2013 7:00am PST
this a change? >> that is a change. i mean, the president obama we've seen over the last few years on the campaign trail, you know, rarely engaged in the gun control debate. even when, you mow, terrible tragedies happened like at ft. hood, at virginia tech. he responded, but he didn't really wade into the debate, the way he is after newtown. now, certainly, you can say the magnitude of this tragedy warrants a bigger response, and we're seeing that from around the country. but there's also a different political climate here for the president. he, as he said, was just re-elected. his gallup approval it above 50 which is numbers he hasn't seen in a while. or wasn't seeing certainly before his re-election. and may not see for much longer. >> well critics, as you know, say the president is actually now showing his true colors. that he's a big government liberal after he avoided topics like gun control on the campaign trail. and he reassured israel activists by not realing out military action against iran. i mean, is this sort of about more the political climate changing and the opportun
FOX Business
Jan 8, 2013 11:00pm EST
the sequester. and what the republicans have said and what they told the president to a year and a half ago. the president lost, but likins won on the question of if we wanted to raise the debt ceiling because obama is overspending. you have to cut spending dollar for dollar by the same amount. speaker boehner has reiterated that that is enough. so has mitch mcconnell. the president of united states can stand up and say that i lied to you and i said i wanted to reduce running. i like you, and i said i was going to offer government reforms. but if he does that, i think he isn't is in a very weak position and democrats are killing themselves if they think that the american people want to continue overspending. and the debt that obama is running out. we can give the president a month of debt ceiling increase or six months or year. then you have the continuing resolutions. because the democrats have not passed the budget or written a budget in more than three years, we have a continued resolution. beyond your points are very good. thank you. neil: they say no deed goes unpunished. did
FOX News
Jan 9, 2013 8:00am PST
republican majority in the house and hopefully get a democratic majority for the last two years of the obama term. that may be a long term goal. he is a democrat obviously. jon: is that so say politics is more important than progress in the country? >> that is the crazy part. you know we don't talk about it. president's ratings are pretty good right now. congress's ratings are in the toilet but the thing is, that the american people do want people who govern, people who will do something in washington, especially when it comes to the economy. it is time to get something done. i think that is the overwhelming results we see see in poll numbers, yet both sides are positioning if they're involved in political campaigning. jon: that fiscal cliff thing was a pretty good example. >> oh, my goodness. jon: let's not get you started on that. thank you, juan. >> you're welcome, jon. jenna: right now we're following some new developments in the colorado movie massacre. prosecutors expected to finish with their last witness today in this preliminary hearing as they outline their case against accus
CNN
Jan 9, 2013 11:00am PST
part in the festivities for barack obama. it's a pretty big year for her. >> awesome. i found out i'll be covering the inauguration. so shannon travis, thank you so much. >>> we've been following this crane collapse. take a look at this picture in long island city. new details here on the people injured. this was an active construction site. long island city. back in a minute. at? at? customers didn't like it. so why do banks do it? hello? hello?! if your bank doesn't let you talk to a real person 24/7, you need an ally. hello? ally bank. your money needs an ally. >>> before we talk to chad here and talk about great white sharks, we have new numbers from the new york fire department on this crane collapse in long island city that happened in the 2:00 eastern hour here. we now know seven people, seven people are injured. we're told three, according to the fire department, three seriously injured. four with minor injuries. but the good news here, this was an active construction scene, everyone is accounted for. >>> and now to sharks. a great white shark that weighs more than 3,000 p
FOX Business
Jan 9, 2013 1:00pm EST
budget fights especially next to president obama with the debt ceiling year-and-a-half ago in most recent recent round. according to folks early in the week telling us at fox we would get announcement by the end of this week that jack lew would likely be the next treasury secretary pick from president obama. we don't have much week left. on friday the president of afghanistan, hamid karzai is expected to be here at the white house. that has us all looking at tomorrow as the official date for this. the reasoning behind that, yes, he has been in on all of the budget fights. he spent all of last few years really of his career in washington, d.c. in the federal government. he spent a few years at citigroup. he was the chief operating officer at the alternative investment unit but has spent the bulk of his time in government. now as for whether or not he will be confirmed by the senate one republican senator says he will face opposition. >> it is a bumpy confirmation process. i think the american people need to know that the secretary of treasury will tell them the truth about the finan
FOX Business
Jan 9, 2013 9:20am EST
, but look at what the obama machine is doing year round. they are articulating their message very well to all demographics and you know, they're-- they're in face-to-face contact with these people. stuart: wait a second, wait a second, wasn't it obvious in the november election, why wouldn't young people vote-- i'm trying to focus correctly here. look, you've got a rotten economy, young people in college face a lousy job market, they face overwhelming debt and yet, they vote for someone who is just focusing on social issues. why did they vote like that, why? >> the thing is, where was romney on college campuses, where was he? the conservatives keep writing off college campuses like they're a lost cause, but that's just not the case. we had a historic opportunity to win back a large chunk of the youth vote if we would have just tried, but you know, the conservatives just keep looking at college campuses and what's going on and keeps writing them off. and if young people are just getting an earful from the left and nothing from the right, what are they going to vote for? of course they'r
CSPAN
Jan 8, 2013 11:00pm EST
pick of john brennan. what does this entail? >> guest: he has been the center of obama's intelligence committee for four years now. he has managed the terrorism program quite well. and he is the gentleman that obama trust the most. i think it is an extremely good appointment. >> host: what does the job entail? >> guest: it is a different job than what it was in 2004. in 2004, four of us in congress but the fight for intelligence reform and we restructured our intelligence community to have a joint commander. that person is called the director of national intelligence. the current one is james clapper and he is a military man from the pentagon. under him, there were others. there were also others that had intelligence roles. but now it is our primary agency and it will become even more crucial if you have seen zero dark 30, even though i think a few aspects aren't accurate. it shows the roles that were played in identifying the courier and there are critics. >> yes. >> senator john mccain is one. he says that he wants to take a closer look at the interrogations policies under the bush
CSPAN
Jan 8, 2013 8:00pm EST
year. you see here that president obama enacted in 2009 tax credits focus on lower income and moderate and moderate income folks. those are scheduled at the beginning of the year. blue at the bottom payroll tax cuts. the temporary payroll tax cut you can see all income levels in the scheduled to expire at the end of the year. end of last year. so this is what was tito. also in the purple color for the taxes originally enacted in the health reforms scheduled to begin at the beginning of this year. see how different tax provisions scheduled to strike at the start of the year, take them all together they add up to a pretty big hit. this is what actually happened. same scale, same structure under the taxpayer relief act. when they came to visualize with going on in your mind. a couple things to leave out. the bars on what actually happened are by and large much lower than what were scheduled to happen. enough orders of magnitude, signed into law last week avoided less than two thirds of the scheduled fiscal cliff. more than a third of the class was avoided. the part that happened, as you c
CBS
Jan 9, 2013 7:00am PST
obama. >>> the "l.a. times" says last year was the hottest year on record. the average temperature 55.3 degrees, that is 3.3 degrees higher than the average temperature for the 20th century. >>> the "wall street journal" says the 11th hour deal to avoid the fiscal cliff will delay tax refunds for millions of people. the irs will not begin the main tax filing season until january 30th, about a week later than scheduled. >>> and "the washington post" says redskins quarterback robert griffin iii will have knee surgery in the coming days. you may recall the controversy on sunday as griffin played hurt in a redskins playoff game leaving injured in the fourth quarter. griffin has at least one torn knee ligament the injury might keep him sidelined at the start of next season. >>> and "usa today" reports major league baseball dugouts are finally going wireless. t-mobile is creating an on-field communication system, it will do away with the old dugout phones that >>> new photos of robert . >>> new photos of robert levinson, this morning we'll ask former insider john miller what the photos r
MSNBC
Jan 9, 2013 12:00pm PST
tragedy. two years after tucson and as the alleged mad man in the movie theater massacre stands trial, the obama white house is trying to find a way to stem gun violence. >> there is something that wakes up the conscious of the country. that tragic event did it in a way like nothing i have seen in my career. the president is going to act. there executive orders and action that can be taken. we have not decided what that is yet. >> that was vice president biden with eric holder and gun safety groups and victims of past shootings. he is tasked with finding common ground on proposals to curb gun violence. they will meet with owner, video game manufacturers, hollywood executives. parents, teachers and mental health groups and advocates and community leaders. this is the first time they publicly reached out to the nra. they will meet tomorrow, but don't expect wayne la pierre to be there. they are sending a representative in his place. biden will release a statement here with us for the first time in 2013, howard fineman, director of the "huffington post" media group. welcome back to the s
Comedy Central
Jan 9, 2013 1:00am PST
? >> the new black panther party outside a polling place. >> the sharia mosques. >> four years into tyranny winning. >> if you live in the east, may i recommend get the help out of east. >> it's armageddon. >> your religion will come under al tackth if obama is reelected, this country is over! [ laughter ] >> jon: i'm not sure what happened. i thought -- i -- i blacked out in the middle of that and woke up with an ak -- whatever this is. i'm sure i'll get letters about what this really is. which is plastic is what it really is. [ laughter ] it brings us back to the more direct issue of guns. >> gun control doesn't work. >> jon: or not. [ laughter ] i keep forgetting what else? >> we have a mental health system in this country completely and totally collapsed. >> jon: okay, okay. again, 100%. thank you, wayne lapeeer far bringing this up. the mentally ill live on the streets and are in prison. it's up to us to help them find proactive care. this is what we have to address. >> we have no national database of these lunatics. >> jon: or that. or that. [ laughter ] i was going to say com
CBS
Jan 9, 2013 6:00pm EST
the end of next year? judy woodruff gets two views of that option-- one the obama administration says it may consider. >> ifill: ray suarez has the story of playful robots given a very serious mission: helping people with special needs from elderly adults to autistic children. >> this kind of a tool might be an interesting way to bridge the gap, pull the child, if you will, from the world of objects and the focus on objects over to the world of humans. >> brown: we update the outbreak of the flu, as the number of cases has surged to record levels in some states. >> ifill: and we close with a look at the baseball hall of fame, which denied entry to three steroid-tainted stars today. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: a major new study released today concludes that one
CBS
Jan 9, 2013 4:00am PST
, allen thanh, pennsylvania. view which >>> for the first time the obama administration says it's considering pulling all u.s. troops out of afghanistan at the end of next year. this latest news from the white house challenges the pentagon view which says thousands of troops may have to is remain to support afghans. >>> a judge has reduced the possible sentence of accused wikileaks source private bradley manning. manning is accused of downloading thousands of sensitive intelligence and diplomatic cables. a military judge reduced by 112 days any sentence manning receives as compensation for the harsh treatment manning received while being held by the military. his trial is scheduled to begin starting march 6th. >>> u.s. officials say the iranian government may be behind the abduction of retired fbi agent left inson. he disappeared in 2007. photos of levenson that had been anonymously e-mailed to his family have been released for the first time. it was initially thought he was being held by terrorists. iran has denied any involvement. we'll take a quick break on a wednesday morning.
CNBC
Jan 9, 2013 6:00am EST
obama-care. the second half of the year as things start to become clearer, things should become better. as we get more clarity, it will be time. >> you have a hold on the hmo grou group. >> what is your strongest buy? >> biotech as a group is the strongest. at least some of the macro stuff. low interest rates for capital consuming sectors like biotech. >> what makes them attractive to be supported. >> the return. pharmaceuticals will do well except you won't have rocket rides. >> do you have a name? >> think names like gilliad and cell gene, had an amazing run yesterday. >> gilliad and cell gene. interesting names to look forward on the long side and traditional merck and pfizer. >> you like the dividends, too. >> dividends, too, and they've come around with the patent cliff. >> anything obama-care related, you're not as excited as you used to be, like it. >> i think this year -- there are a couple of things this year that are interesting will happen to obama-care. mobile health is a big deal as we start to plug the holes in the health care infrastructure. i want to highlight th
CSPAN
Jan 9, 2013 12:00pm EST
them president obama and now the last year has been a remarkably capable chief of staff. >> i just thought i would say that about jack. [laughter] [inaudible] not that i'm aware of. >> how does the president of view the role of the treasury secretary? they have a different set of obstacles and challenges that secretary geithner had and 2,009 more on the fiscal policy, economic issues as opposed to the health of the financial markets. >> well, i would say, again, without speaking to any announcements that the president sets the policy, and his advisers and cabinet secretaries carry it out. the fact of the matter is secretary geithner has over his four years in office then at the helm of the treasury department through a remarkable period of challenge and change that included the financial and economic crisis but also included negotiating a series of agreements with congress that strengthened the middle class, aided economic growth and helped job creation and certainly come as you know because the president spoke about all the time on the campaign trail and since, economic growth and
CBS
Jan 9, 2013 6:30pm EST
does expect new gun control laws in connecticut this year. and, scott, the parents of sandy hook victims, they have some ideas of their own that will be announced on monday. >> pelley: michelle, thank you. we learned today that president obama will nominate his chief of staff, jack lew, to be the new secretary of the treasury. he will be a key player in the coming battles over the budget and raising the federal debt limit. lew previously served as budget director and he was an executive with the banking giant citigroup. now, any idea what this is? you could be seeing a lot of it. it is jack lew's signature which would appear on the bills in your pocket just like that unless he takes a penmanship lesson from tim geithner whose signature looked like this until he became treasury secretary and made it legible. secretary of state hillary clinton told reporters today that she is thrilled to be back at work but she said it is better sweet because she will soon be stepping down. the secretary said she wouldn't call it retirement, just stepping off the very fast track for a little while.
FOX News
Jan 9, 2013 3:00am PST
defense department in the next four years. and beyond, because whatever president obama policies are set will have impact for years to come. >> brian: it was two hours ago when we first put out balloon and to see if america has their pets watching our show since we have been number one with human humans. jasper stands as the leading dog in your house? >> he's the leading dog of the world. >> brian: i understand. >> this is jasper. see what hess looking at there? he has a little deformity or something happened when he was a baby. only a small ear. that's his little ear. he does like to watch tv. he watched the football game the other night. >> steve: he's a football lover? >> yeah. he also one day i turned it on, "lady and the tramp" and i was watching that. i really think he was understanding it. >> steve: did he love that scene where lady and the tramp ate the spaghetti. >> where she's crying and barking and barking, he we want like this. >> steve: how adorable. >> we've gone through five territory here. >> gretchen: i was always under the impression that dogs actually can't see the
CNN
Jan 9, 2013 12:00am PST
new year. the store owner murdered, a robbery at his business. the 57-year-old grandfather's last words were, they shot me in the back. at the newtown memorial, president obama said america can't tolerate this anymore. that these tragedies must end, but it takes action, not words to stop the senseless killing. diane finestein is introducing an assault weapons ban in congress. here's what she told me about that. >> there's no second amendment right to bear every type of weapon that you know of. these are a certain class of weapons. they are designed to kill large numbers of people in close combat. i don't believe the second amendment covers them. >> many americans agree, but many others do not. including my next guest, formerly marine, joshua boston, who wrote a scathing letter to senator feinstein that went viral on the internet. welcome. >> thank you, piers. >> just to clarify your credentials, you served in afghanistan twice and iraq twice between 2004 and 2011 with the marines. you're no longer in the military. thank you for your service, first of all. some of the members of my
CSPAN
Jan 8, 2013 8:00pm EST
the moon. president obama has taken a been there done that approach. we have not been there for 40 years. the partners would have helped us. they have never been there. this will fill the void be left behind. that will have a trickle down of that on the number of people that we train as scientists and engineers to keep america's pre- eminence in practically everything else. would you please discuss the problems caused by the cancellation of the program and what is needed from congress in this current fiscal environment to insure the success of the space launch system? >> thank you. that is a tall order. one of the cruel things it was supposed to do was provide a transition for the work force. >> we have lost that. >> we have lost that. the deep integration between lower orbit and farther destinations that were hoped for is now gone. 2012 is not to thousand eight. we are in a new situation today if -- is not 2008. we are in a new situation today. increasing risk to the international space station. while we hope for and want to see the private sector take over that work, if there are
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